CONTENTS
Flora index
Fauna index
guide to the mangroves of singapore
Crustacea
Peter K L Ng and N Sivasothi (editors)
 
Shen crab
Shenius anomalum
Family Ocypodidae

Size:
0.3-0.5 cm, South and Southeast Asia

close-up of crab on mud
Shenius anomalum
This cryptic and bizarre crab is an enigma as it cannot be satisfactorily classified, although many scientists regard it as an ocypodid. The species is not rare locally, where it is found on soft mud under covered forests, often on encrusted pneumatophores.

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What is mangrove?
Introduction

The Ecosystem

Abiotic
Biotic

Value
Intro
Products
Indirect uses
Potential uses

About Mangroves
in Singapore

History
Mangroves to visit
Conservation
 
From "A Guide to Mangroves of Singapore", Peter K. L. Ng and N. Sivasothi (editors)
Volume 1: The Ecosystem and Plant Diversity and Volume 2: Animal Diversity
Authors: Kelvin K. P. Lim, Dennis H. Murphy, T. Morgany, N. Sivasothi, Peter K. L. Ng,
B. C. Soong, Hugh T. W. Tan, K. S. Tan & T. K. Tan
BP Guide to Nature Series published by the Singapore Science Centre, sponsored by British Petroleum
2001 Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, The National University of Singapore & The Singapore Science Centre